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(312) 563-9100 x214

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Principal, Director of Interior Design

Kristen Larkin

With more than twenty years of experience, including eight years at FitzGerald, Kristen is a seasoned interior designer known for her skill in creating unique interior spaces. As Principal and Interior Design Director, she has led various projects, including multifamily developments, senior living communities, and commercial ventures, cementing her reputation as an industry leader.

Kristen excels in the realm of multifamily developments, where she has masterfully led the interior design of several prestigious projects for renowned developers. Her recent accomplishments include the stunning designs of Foundry in Chicago and Artisan in Cleveland. Not stopping there, Kristen has made significant contributions to the hospitality sector, leaving her mark on boutique properties such as The Robey in Chicago, as well as iconic destinations across the United States affiliated with esteemed brands like Marriott, Hilton, and IHG.

Kristen goes beyond design execution; she collaborates closely with clients to bring their visions to life. From concept to final installation, she ensures each project harmonizes creativity, functionality, and aesthetic appeal. Kristen’s passion lies in crafting environments that captivate, resonate, and inspire.

Outside of work, Kristen finds solace in meditation and yoga each morning, indulges in paddleboarding and gardening during the summer, and loves cooking dinners for her family and friends on weekends. She is deeply committed to community service, supporting organizations like Habitat for Humanity, Deborah’s Place, and Arts of Life, offering both time and resources to those in need.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design, Harrington College of Design

Affiliations

WELL Accredited Professional, International WELL Building Institute

Member

American Society of Interior Designers

Experience

8 Years @ FitzGerald

25 Years @ Total